232 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 4th century BC3rd century BC2nd century BC
Decades: 260s BC  250s BC  240s BC  – 230s BC –  220s BC  210s BC  200s BC
Years: 235 BC 234 BC 233 BC232 BC231 BC 230 BC 229 BC
232 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 232 BC
Ab urbe condita 522
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4519
Bahá'í calendar −2075 – −2074
Bengali calendar −824
Berber calendar 719
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 313
Burmese calendar −869
Byzantine calendar 5277–5278
Chinese calendar 戊辰(Earth Dragon)
2465 or 2405
    — to —
己巳年 (Earth Snake)
2466 or 2406
Coptic calendar −515 – −514
Discordian calendar 935
Ethiopian calendar −239 – −238
Hebrew calendar 3529–3530
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −175 – −174
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2870–2871
Holocene calendar 9769
Igbo calendar −1231 – −1230
Iranian calendar 853 BP – 852 BP
Islamic calendar 879 BH – 878 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 2102
Minguo calendar 2143 before ROC
民前2143年
Thai solar calendar 312

Year 232 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Lepidus and Melleolus (or, less frequently, year 522 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 232 BC for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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By place[edit]

Seleucid Empire[edit]

  • The Seleucid king Seleucus II Callinicus undertakes an expedition into the interior of Iran to try to regain Parthia, but his efforts come to nothing. According to some sources, he is even taken prisoner for several years by the Parthian king, Arsaces I. Other sources mention that he establishes a peace with Arsaces I by recognising his sovereignty over Parthia.

Roman Republic[edit]

  • Despite the opposition of the Roman Senate and of his own father, the Roman political leader Gaius Flaminius Nepos wins the passage of a measure to distribute land among the plebeians. The Romans decide to parcel out land north of Rome (the Ager Gallicus) into small holdings for its poorer citizens whose farms have fallen into ruin during the First Punic War.

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Philosophy[edit]

  • Following the death of his mentor, Cleanthes of Assos, Chrysippus of Soli succeeds him as the third head of the Stoic school. The many writings of Chrysippus, about the Stoic doctrines, will later earn him the title of Second Founder of Stoicism.


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